Golf

December 09, 2018 - 7:56 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to...
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Spain's golfer Jon Rahm, right, poses with U.S. golfer Tiger Woods after Rahm won the Hero World Challenge at Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
December 02, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Jon Rahm broke into tears when he beat Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup, the most meaningful moment of his career. Sunday wasn't bad either, not with Woods handing him the trophy after Rahm turned a potential shootout into a runaway victory on the back nine in the Bahamas to end...
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Spain's Jon Rahm shoots towards the fifteenth hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — In his first trip to the Hero World Challenge, it didn't take Jon Rahm long to figure out how to score. Being aggressive starts with keeping the ball in play. And with five par 5s and a pair of reachable par 4s at Albany Golf Club, plenty of birdies should be available. That...
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Tiger Woods adjusts his sunglasses before hitting from the seventh hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Woods now is No. 13 in the world as he hosts this holiday tournament for the 20th time. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 30, 2018 - 4:42 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Upon further review, Tiger Woods hit the ball more than once trying to escape from a palm bush. And under an 18-month-old decision in the Rules of Golf, he avoided a penalty Friday in the Hero World Challenge because PGA Tour officials — and Woods — could only see the...
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Tiger Woods hits from the fairway at the third hole during the first round of the Hero World Challenge at the Albany Golf Club in Nassau, Bahamas, Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018. Woods now is No. 13 in the world as he hosts this holiday tournament for the 20th time. (AP Photo/Dante Carrer)
November 29, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Patrick Reed and Tiger Woods are about as far apart as can be on the leaderboard after one round of the Hero World Challenge. Only they know how close they are after the Ryder Cup fallout. Reed showed no sign of fatigue in his travels from Dubai to Hong Kong to the Bahamas in...
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Tiger Woods, izquierda, estrecha la mano de Phil Mickelson, derecha, luego de perder un duelo por nueve millones de dólares en el campo de golf Shadow Creek, el viernes 23 de noviembre de 2018, en Las Vegas. (AP Foto/John Locher)
November 24, 2018 - 7:43 pm
Turner's B/R Live brand is offering a refund to those who experienced technical difficulties during the Phil Mickelson-Tiger Woods pay-per-view match in Las Vegas. B/R Live said Saturday that it would offer refunds. Charter Spectrum, Cox Communications, Dish/Sling TV and AT&T — via its DirecTV...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 12, 2017 file photo, Vijay Singh, of Fiji, hits from the ninth tee during the second round of The Players Championship golf tournament in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. After five years of litigation, the PGA Tour announced Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 it has reached a settlement with Singh on his lawsuit over an anti-doping investigation.(AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 20, 2018 - 5:53 pm
Vijay Singh has settled his lawsuit against the PGA Tour over how it investigated his use of deer antler spray, ending more than five years of litigation less than a week before the case was to go to trial in New York. Terms of the settled announced Tuesday were not disclosed. "I'm very happy for...
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Charles Howell III reacts after winning a playoff against Patrick Rodgers on the 18th green in the final round of the RSM Classic golf tournament on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, in St. Simons Island, Ga. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton)
November 18, 2018 - 8:16 pm
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Charles Howell III made a 15-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Patrick Rodgers on Sunday in the RSM Classic to end an 11-year victory drought. Howell dropped to his knees and buried his head in his hands, then tearfully embraced wife Heather and...
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Hazel Paredes, left, and her sister Dylan get a selfie with Ariya Jutanugarn after the third round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Tiburon Golf Club in Naples Fla. (Amanda Inscore/The News-Press via AP)
November 18, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn has clinched the Race to the CME Globe trophy and the LPGA's season scoring title. Jutanugarn shot a 6-under 66 in Sunday's final round of the season-ending tour championship to claim both prizes. She briefly fell out of the CME Globe race lead on Sunday,...
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Lexi Thompson tees off during the second round of the CME Group Tour Championship golf tournament, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in Naples, Fla. (Andrew West/The News-Press via AP)
November 17, 2018 - 4:11 pm
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Lexi Thompson has control of the CME Group Tour Championship, and Ariya Jutanugarn is in control of just about everything else. Thompson's 4-under 68 on Saturday pushed her to 16 under after three rounds of the LPGA's season-ending event. She moved three shots clear of Nelly...
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